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“Excellent food and atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kimo's Restaurant

Kimo's Restaurant
845 Front St, Ste a, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
(808) 661-4811
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Ranked #30 of 239 Restaurants in Lahaina
Price range: $7 - $34
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Papalaua Street and Wahie Lane
Description: Right on the water and in the heart of historic Lahaina, Kimo’s brings you and your o’hana (Hawaiian for family) a casual, completely Maui dining experience. Renowned our “postcard” views of Lanai and Molokai, we offer a menu featuring fresh Hawaiian fish, prime rib, prime steaks and the original Hula Pie, Kimo’s has been a Maui must-do for over 30 years. The upstairs main dining room shows the architectural influence of New England on the former whaling port, with koa-lined walls, missionary-style furnishings and maritime memorabilia. After dinner, Kimo’s lanai becomes a very cool hotspot for tropical cocktails and Hawaiian music. Live entertainment is offered on weekends and select week nights.
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“Excellent food and atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We ended up eating at Kimo's twice during our visit to Maui, both visits were excellent.

I thought the Mai Tais were good, ordered 2 each!

Fish was well prepared, service was very attentive.

My son had Caesar salad with chicken twice, he enjoyed it a lot as well.

Nice location on the water as well.

Visited July 2014
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Napa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Go for lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This restaurant is a Lahaina classic, located right on the harbor with a view of Lanai (or is it Molokai?) beyond. We went for dinner on a Thursday evening, and the place was packed. Luckily we were willing to eat early and therefore able to make a reservation on line. Can't fault the service at all. There were plenty of servers, and all seemed to be hustling as fast as they could go, without lessening their friendliness. We ordered the classic Mai Tai from the bar, and it was without question the worst Mai Tai I have ever had. The food was also disappointing in that while it was quite expensive ($25-$30 for an entrée), it was just average in quality. My ahi was gray and overcooked, edible but not enjoyable. We went on the recommendation of friends, and I wish we had gone for lunch. I don't know that the food would have been better, but it would probably have been cheaper and the view would be the same.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Spokane, Washington
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“Oceanfront Excellence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have been dining at Kimo's for years. We usually have our "last supper" there on the last night of our visit as it is one of our favorite restaurants on Maui. It is a toss up as to what is best..the food or the view. Both are fantastic. To watch the sunset at the rail in the upstairs dining room is awesome. The fresh fish is always the best on the island with very reasonable prices on all the menu items. Check it out…you won't be disappointed.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grass Valley, California
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A must do while in Lahaina!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went the first time because it came highly recommended. Enjoyed the food and ambience so much we returned for a second time. Tried new local food. Prices were not bad considering it being Hawaii.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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East Sparta, Ohio
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“Hula Pie”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very reasonable prices and the sandwiches were awesome. We ate there for lunch. Save room though, You have to get the Hula Pie !!!!!! it is big enough for two. Trust me you won't be disappointed.

Visited June 2014
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